Cherry Pie Streusel Jumbo Muffins

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins

Wonderful for Valentine's Day or a special brunch. Serve warm, dusted with powdered sugar and a scoop of vanilla ice cream--yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400*F.
  2. Grease 6 jumbo muffin cups, or line with jumbo paper liners.
  3. STREUSEL: In a small bowl, stir together the flour, almonds, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Cut the butter into 1/2" cubes and distribute evenly over the flour mixture; cut butter in until mixture is crumbly.
  5. Set aside.
  6. MUFFINS: In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  7. In another bowl, stir together the milk, melted butter, egg, vanilla, and almond extracts.
  8. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; add the milk mixture and stir just until combined.
  9. Do not overmix.
  10. Divide a little less than 1/2 the batter amongst the prepared muffin cups, spreading to cover bottoms.
  11. Place 1 Tbsp. of pie filling in the center of each cup, being careful to avoid the sides of the cup.
  12. Set aside 1/2 cup of the streusel; sprinkle remainder over the pie filling.
  13. Cover with remaining batter, top each with another 1 Tbsp. of pie filling; sprinkle remaining streusel over tops.
  14. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until tops are lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in a"batter" section comes out clean.
  15. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack before inverting; cool completely.
  16. Serve warm, or cool completely and store wrapped airtight in the refrigerator.
  17. Bring to room temperature before serving.


Most Helpful

This was an adequate recipe for muffins. I'm not sure that the final outcome is quite worth all of the steps. I spent at least half an hour on just prep. I'll might use the struesel topping on a different muffin.

Kris.scott January 10, 2004

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